Melengestrol acetate (2919-66-6) video
Melengestrol acetate (2919-66-6) Specification:
|Chemical Structure:||Product Name: Melengestrol acetate|
|Cas No.: 2919-66-6|
|Molecular Formula: C25H32O4|
|Molecular Weight: 396.5|
|Synonyms: MELENGESTROL ACETATE |
|Storage: Dry, dark|
|Documents(COA & HPLC etc.): Available|
Melengestrol acetate (2919-66-6) Description:
Melengestrol acetate (MLGA) powder, sold under the brand names Heifermax and MGA among others, is a progestin medication which is used in animal reproduction, and a progestogen-like compound used as a cattle feed additive for its growth promoting effects and suppression of estrus (heat) in heifers. Critics have claimed that hormones used as growth promotants in cattle may cause breast cancer. (NCI)
It is not approved for use in humans, and is instead used as an implantable contraceptive for captive animals in zoos and other refuges, and is also used as a feed additive to promote growth in cattle, a purpose it is licensed for in the United States and Canada.
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